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Spark Capital

Spark Capital

Spark Capital is a venture capital firm founded in 2005 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts making early and growth investments in startup companies.

Spark Capital is a venture capital firm making early stage and growth stage investments in startup commerce, consumer, FinTech, frontier, marketplaces, media, and software & service companies. Spark Capital was founded in 2005 by Paul Conway, Santo Politi, and Todd Dagres and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, and has offices in San Francisco, California, and New York City, New York. As of 2018, Spark capital has a $400 million early stage fund, a $600 million venture growth fund, and a total of $3 billion under management. 

Timeline

Associated investment funds

10 Results
Investment Fund
Investment Fund
Total offering (USD)
Total offering (USD)
Location
Location
Date signed
Date signed
353,000,000
October 19, 2010
450,000,000
February 27, 2013
375,000,000
May 27, 2014
370,000,000
March 7, 2016

Funded Companies

75 Results
Company
Company
Description
Description
Website
Website
Industry
Industry
Location
Location

Wayfair, inc. is an american e-commerce company that sells home goods. formerly known as csn stores, the company was founded in 2002 and now sells many home furnishings and décor items

Wild Type is a San Francisco based company producing meat products like salmon using cellular agriculture lab techniques.

SmileCareClub is a company that offers aligner therapy using a series of plastic aligners that gradually shift teeth into desired position.

An artificial intelligence company making an API for validating and training data for applications.

An insurance technology company offering a platform for comparing and purchasing automobile and property insurance.

U.S-based mobile public safety software platform designed for law enforcement officials.

Capella Space is building a commercial radar satellite constellation. Its headquarters are located in San Francisco, California and it was founded in 2011.

A company that has created a social trading network. It has global offices and was founded in 2007.

InVision is New York City based startup building a collaborative and wireframing design tool.

1stdibs is an e-commerce company.

Sift Science offers fraud detection technology for companies.

Warby Parker is an eyeglasses retailing company.

The Nylas communications platform allows developers to quickly build features that connect to every email, calendar, and contacts provider in the world.

Aviary is a company founded by Avi Muchnick, Michael Galpert and Israel Derdik.

A gps fitness-tracking app for ios and android

Panjo is an e-commerce company founded by Chad Billmyer.

Foursquare is a New York City-based company founded by Dennis Crowley.

People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Alex Finkelstein

Employee



Andrew Parker

Employee



Bijan Sabet

Founder



Biz Stone

Advisor



Candice M. Galvez

Employee



Charles Huang

Employee



David Cancel

Advisor



David Haber

Employee



Ekin Oflazer

Employee



Elisabeth Rosario

Employee



Jeremy G. Philips

Employee



John Melas-Kyriazi

Employee



Kevin Thau

Employee



Megan Quinn

Employee



Mo Koyfman

Employee



Nabeel Hyatt

Employee



Rob Go

Employee



Santo Politi

Founder



Todd Dagres

Founder



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Companies

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Marketplaces

5min Media





Software & Services

Academia.edu





Software & Services

Adapt.tv





Media

Admeld





Media

Affirm





Fintech

Andela





Software & Services

Aura





Consumer

Aviary





Consumer

Badi





Marketplaces

Behalf





Fintech

Bloom Nation





Commerce

Braze





Software & Services

Capella Space





Frontier

Careship





Software & Services

Carta





Fintech

Clora





Marketplaces

Clover





Software & Services

Coach.me





Consumer

Coinbase





Fintech

Colu





Fintech

Convert Media





Media

Crowdrise





Marketplaces

Cruise





Frontier

CTRL Labs





Frontier

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